National media briefing: RSPB, the Scout Association, Taunton Association for the Homeless, Gear Projects and Help for Heroes

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The cold, wet start to the summer has affected the chicks of thrush species birds such as blackbirds, song thrushes and robins, according to a survey by the wildlife charity RSPB.

See the Press Association for full story

The Paralympic torch will be lit from fires on the summit of the UK’s four highest peaks, by teams of able-bodied and disabled Scouts.

See the London Evening Standard for full story

Taunton Association for the Homeless
and Gear Projects, two charities in the west of England, have shared about £350,000 of government funding to bolster their efforts against homelessness.

See BBC News for full story

A team of 23 fundraisers from the tea maker Tetley’s has tackled the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge and raised £11,275 for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

See The Sun for full story

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